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1. At the outset, just because there has been some element of dishonesty in relation to your friend and her godmother's estate, this does not mean that an application to prevent her succeeding under the will can succeed. Dishonesty in relation to her godmother's estate does not automatically disqualify her from inheriting in accordance with the terms of the will. So she should certainly fight any application by the solicitor who holds power of attorney in relation to her godmother or in relation to her godmother's will. A court will look at the entire situation and see who are the potential relatives of her godmother. If the godmother was aware and of sound mind when she made the will, this does not mean that a court will now overturn that decision made by her.